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Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone 


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Jailbreak an iPod Touch or 


Written By: Nick 


Computer (1) 


Ipod touch or Iphone (1) 
Ipod USB cord adapter (1) 


This tutorial will show you how to hack your iPod Touch or iPhone! You can do this mod on 
your own because of its easy steps. This type of hacking on an Apple device is called 
jailbreaking and is completely legal. 

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Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone 

Step 1 — Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone 


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• First, if your device doesn't have an Internet connection, then go to Step 2. Owners of 
i Phones and iPods with an Internet connection keep reading this step. 

• Next you need to find your device's version. You can find this in Settings->General- 
>About, and it's under "Version". 

• If your device is under version 4.0.1 then go to jailbreakme.com on your device and "click 
slide to jailbreak." Once installed go to last step. 

• If your device's version is any higher then go to greenpoisOn.com on your computer and 
select the download links. 

• After greenpoisOn is downloaded then you can plug in your iPod Touch and and open 

• Now click "Prepare for jailbreak" and follow the steps exactly. When you're done go to the 
last step. 

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Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone 

Step 2 

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• For devices without WiFi, follow these instructions. 

• First you need the latest firmware on your devices and you need to go to greenpoisOn.com 
and select the download link. 

• Now plug in your device and open greenpoisOn. 

• Lastly, follow instructions to jailbreak your electronic device and go to last step! 

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Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone 

Step 3 

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Notes on iPhoneOS 2.0 


Featured Packages 


Developer Mailing Lists 


Porting Apps from 1.x to 2.x 


Frequently Asked Questions 


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Cydia is like the app store but it's opensource! 

• Now you are almost done! 

• Once your jailbreak is complete 
you will notice a new app; either 
Blackraln, Cydia, or Loader. If it is 
Cydia, then skip the next section of 
this step. 

• If you have Blackrain or Loader, 
open it and click the download link 
for Cydia and it will install and 
might reboot your device. 

• Now that you have Cydia you can 
open it and select the latest 
download that will pop up. 

• Now you can download tweaks and 
open-source apps that can change 
your device or add themes! 

• Remember that downloading apps 
such as installers or apps that 
illegally pirate other applications 
are illegal although jailbreaking 
itself isn't. 

• Be safe and have fun with this cool 
new hack! 

• For more hacks, visit 
http://www.youtube.com/nwilson126 . 

This document was last generated on 2012-11-03 04:03:06 AM. 

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